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Online fantasy sports have been around since Yahoo! began offering free fantasy football leagues in 1999, and ever since these virtual leagues have grown in popularity year after year. Today, people can participate in fantasy leagues for almost every sport on sites such as ESPN and Yahoo!. And why wouldn’t a sports fan like fantasy sports? It gives the average Joe the ability to become a team general manager and have draft parties with their pals. Although, there is one enticing reason people like fantasy sports that trumps the rest: many league creators often require members to enter money into a pot that the league’s winner collects at the end of the season.

With money becoming such a large part of fantasy sports, a new type of league was invented in 2009 by the startup company FanDuel. Instead of offering season long fantasy leagues, FanDuel offers daily fantasy games. This differs from traditional fantasy sites because users draft a new team each day and are required by the company to enter money, which isn’t the case with traditional fantasy sports sites.


6 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

6 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

So, we of the "Oregon Trail Generation" might not really be old, but I'm feeling it lately. From actively cringing when I hear slang like "on fleek," "turnt," and "bae" (slang revulsion translates into 100 Old Points per word) to consistently saying "WHO?" (always in that particularly aggressively annoyed tone of the Olds) when youthful coworkers mention up-and-coming celebrities, I realize that I am no longer a Youth. Not saying that I'm old, but when I looked back at these six pop-culture milestones, I definitely feel it...


Celebrity Hometown: Albuquerque, NM

Demi Lovato hometown

Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico, where Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft, and the only word in the English language that repeats the sequence "que" twice. More importantly, it's the hometown of American pop-star Demi Lovato!

In celebration of Demi Lovato's on-sale with Nick Jonas for their Future Now Tour, we're looking at other famous musicians from her hometown of Albuquerque, NM.

NFL Stocks

As some teams reached the halfway point of the season and others one game shy if they’ve had their bye week already, it’s a good time to take a step back and take stock of NFL.

While this can change drastically based on results of the Week 9 NFL games, below we play “Stock Rising, Stock Falling” for a select few teams in the NFL.


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Tracy Morgan

After a horrific traffic accident that put Tracy Morgan in the hospital and his life in jeopardy, the television star and comedian returned in a hilarious way on Saturday Night Live a few weeks ago. He is scheduled to go on a comeback tour named “Tracy Morgan: Picking Up The Pieces” beginning in February of next year.

Tracy Morgan tickets for his opening shows from February 12th through February 26th range from average prices of $101.30 to $175.33 depending on the date and venue according to

With one of television’s favorite funny men scheduled to tour the country again to bring laughter to the fans, below is a sampling of some of the most memorable moments throughout Morgan’s career.


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